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EDITORIAL: La Comunidad Hispana y la ansiedad
El afán y la depresión se encuentran entre los problemas sociales más prominentes de la comunidad Hispana en los Estados Unidos, particularmente entre la primera generación de inmigrantes. Estos tienen que enfrentarse con una cultura diferente, un idioma diferente, un .... Read More
She Reads Truth Bible arrives with a flurry for B&HNASHVILLE (BP) -- A boom in Bible sales wasn't in the projections.
The She Reads Truth Bible was a key factor in lifting the B&H Publishing Group to more Bible sales in three weeks than it expected to sell in four months.
The new release set a record for most Bibles purchased during a pre-sale effort, reported Trevin Wax, Bible and reference publisher at LifeWay Christian Resources. Read More
ANALYSIS: Trump order unlikely to alter sermonizingNASHVILLE (BP) -- Faith and politics have a complicated relationship in the United States.
Many Americans want religious leaders to be clear about their values and how those values impact every aspect of life, including politics. And they want churches to be free to practice their faith, which includes discussing politics without any government intervention.
But few want their preacher's advice on which candidate to vote for. Read More
Cuban student arrested after trip to WashingtonSANTA CLARA, Cuba (BP) -- Religious liberty leaders are interceding on behalf of a college student interrogated, threatened and charged with public disorder by the Cuban government because of his work to expose Christian persecution there.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz, a commissioner with the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), are advocating for the student, 20-year-old Felix Yuniel Llerena López, who was arrested April 27 upon his return from a trip to Washington. Read More
Pastors' Conf. reaches 60 scholarships awarded
PHOENIX (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference has announced 30 additional recipients of $1,000 scholarships to attend the Pastors' Conference and SBC annual meeting this summer in Phoenix, bringing the total number of scholarships awarded to 60.
Pastors' Conference leaders projected initially that 5-20 scholarships would be funded for pastors not otherwise able to make the trip to Phoenix. The first round of 30 scholarships was announced April 20. Read More
TRUSTEES: Gateway budget, Chinese director approved
Trustees of Gateway Seminary approve a $12.4 million budget for 2017-2018 and elect a new director of its Chinese bilingual program. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: 400 SBTS volunteers engage in community service; MBTS releases scholarship-themed journal
In today's From the Seminaries: 400 SBTS volunteers engage in community service; MBTS releases scholarship-themed journal. Read More